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ITEMS ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION

Thursday, May 27, 2021

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********** SENATE AMENDMENTS **********

Senate amendment printings:

ELIGIBLE AT 4:30 PM MAY 21, 2021:

HB 549              Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to exemptions from liability for certain professionals for the disclosure of certain mental health information.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 5:00 PM MAY 21, 2021:

HB 3961             Spiller / Frank / Bell, Keith / et al.

Relating to required posting of information regarding the office of the state long-term care ombudsman on certain long-term care facilities' Internet websites.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 10:20 PM MAY 21, 2021:

HB 19               Leach / Ashby / Meyer / et al.

Relating to civil liability of a commercial motor vehicle owner or operator, including the effect that changes to that liability have on commercial automobile insurance.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 11 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 11:30 PM MAY 21, 2021:

HB 2721             Lucio III / Guillen

Relating to prohibiting a student from participating in future extracurricular activities for certain conduct involving the assault of an extracurricular activity official.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 3 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 5:10 PM MAY 22, 2021:

HB 135              Minjarez / Canales / Sherman, Sr.

Relating to notifying an alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect of certain rights in an investigation by the Department of Family and Protective Services; creating a criminal offense.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 5:30 PM MAY 22, 2021:

HB 39               Neave / Cook / Moody / Morales Shaw / Smith / et al.

Relating to protective orders; making conforming changes.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 11 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 3:10 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 1239             Sanford / Metcalf / Raymond / Slawson / Noble / et al.

Relating to the prohibited suspension of laws protecting religious freedom and prohibited closure of places of worship.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 3:20 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 1565             Paddie

Relating to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of willed body programs to the Texas Funeral Service Commission, the regulation of willed body programs and non-transplant anatomical donation organizations, and the creation of the State Anatomical Advisory Committee; authorizing a fee.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 19 pages total.


HB 885              Harris / Ellzey / Dominguez

Relating to the requirements for a junior college district to receive approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer baccalaureate degree programs.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 3:30 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 547              Frank / Dutton / Huberty / González, Mary / Burrows / et al.

Relating to authorizing equal opportunity for access by non-enrolled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 3:40 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 115              Rodriguez / Craddick / Cole / Hinojosa / Goodwin / et al.

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a charitable organization and used in providing housing and related services to certain homeless individuals.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 3:50 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 4346             Leman / Cain / Paul / Vasut / Schofield / et al.

Relating to the possession, carrying, or transportation of a firearm or alcoholic beverage by certain persons during the use of an easement.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.


ELIGIBLE AT 4:10 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 1172             Howard / Tinderholt / Harless / Neave / White / et al.

Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault or other prohibited sexual conduct.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 4:40 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 1925             Capriglione / Harless / Lucio III / Geren / King, Phil / et al.

Relating to prohibitions on camping in a public place and to a political subdivision's designation of property for camping by homeless individuals; creating a criminal offense.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 3 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 5:00 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 2658             Frank

Relating to the Medicaid program, including the administration and operation of the Medicaid managed care program.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 26 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 5:10 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 3897             Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to fees levied by municipalities and counties for certain alcoholic beverage licenses.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.


ELIGIBLE AT 5:30 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 18               Oliverson / Bonnen / Collier / Canales / Burrows / et al.

Relating to establishment of the prescription drug savings program for certain uninsured individuals.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 10 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 5:40 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 1371             Guerra / Guillen / King, Tracy O. / Muñoz, Jr. / Morales, Eddie / et al.

Relating to the continuation of the Trade Agricultural Inspection Grant Program.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 6:00 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 3932             Bernal / Guillen

Relating to the establishment of the State Advisory Council on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.


HB 2237             Burrows / Deshotel / Romero, Jr.

Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 34 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 6:10 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 1281             Wilson

Relating to the operation of golf carts in certain areas.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.


HB 1456             Herrero

Relating to the expiration of the health care provider participation program administered and operated by the Nueces County Hospital District.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.


ELIGIBLE AT 6:40 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 750              Burns

Relating to requiring a school district to post the district's employment policy on the district's Internet website.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.


ELIGIBLE AT 8:20 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 3924             Oliverson / Anderson / Middleton / Frank / King, Tracy O. / et al.

Relating to health benefits offered by certain nonprofit agricultural organizations.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 7 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 10:20 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 872              Bernal / Howard / Lopez / Minjarez / Hernandez

Relating to the disclosure of certain utility customer information.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 3 pages total.


HB 29               Swanson / White / Patterson / Hefner / et al.

Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 11 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 11:00 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 1240             Coleman

Relating to the offense of failure to comply with an order from a fire marshal and the authority of certain county employees to issue citations for certain violations; changing a criminal penalty.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 11:10 PM MAY 24, 2021:

HB 1540             Thompson, Senfronia / Parker / Burrows / Bell, Keith / Morales, Christina / et al.

Relating to regulation of certain facilities and establishments with respect to, civil remedies for certain criminal activities affecting, and certain criminal offenses involving health, safety, and welfare; creating a criminal offense; increasing criminal penalties.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 33 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 22 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 11:30 AM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 2483             King, Phil / Harless / Slawson / Hernandez / Darby / et al.

Relating to utility facilities for restoring electric service after a widespread power outage.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 3 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 11:50 AM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 4056             Meza / Howard / Gervin-Hawkins / et al.

Relating to the establishment of a committee to study the formation of a Texas Bicentennial Commission.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.


ELIGIBLE AT 12:00 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 3026             Canales

Relating to the operation and regulation of certain automated motor vehicles.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.


ELIGIBLE AT 12:10 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 3476             Schofield

Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity issued to water utilities inside the boundaries or extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 3 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 12:20 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 3853             Anderson / Guillen / King, Tracy O. / Ashby / King, Ken / et al.

Relating to middle mile broadband service provided by an electric utility.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 17 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 12:40 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 2086             Morales, Eddie

Relating to appeals from an interlocutory order denying a motion for summary judgment by certain contractors.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.


ELIGIBLE AT 1:00 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 2593             Moody / Guillen / Morales Shaw / Morales, Eddie

Relating to the criminal penalties for the possession of certain tetrahydrocannabinols under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.


ELIGIBLE AT 2:00 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 1518             Dutton

Relating to the hours for selling alcoholic beverages in certain establishments.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 2:10 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 1802             Dominguez / Klick / Burrows / Price / Moody / et al.

Relating to a study on the use of alternative therapies for treating post-traumatic stress disorder.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.


ELIGIBLE AT 2:50 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 900              Huberty

Relating to the liability of a landlord for damages resulting from the execution of a writ of possession in an eviction suit.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.


ELIGIBLE AT 3:50 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 3261             Huberty

Relating to the electronic administration of certain required assessment instruments, measures to support Internet connectivity for purposes of those assessment instruments, the adoption and administration of certain optional interim assessment instruments, the review and use of the instructional materials and technology allotment, and requests for production of instructional materials.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 8 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 4:00 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 692              Shine / Bell, Keith / Darby / Bell, Cecil / et al.

Relating to retainage requirements for certain public works construction projects.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 4:30 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 2924             Dutton

Relating to certain grounds for the involuntary termination of the parent-child relationship.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 3 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 4:40 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 20               Murr / Kacal / et al.

Relating to rules for fixing the amount of bail, to the release of certain defendants on a bail bond or personal bond, to related duties of certain officers taking bail bonds and of a magistrate in a criminal case, to charitable bail organizations, and to the reporting of information pertaining to bail bonds.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 5 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 15 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 4:50 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 3379             Leman / Bell, Keith / Gates / Smith / Middleton

Relating to the duty to report child abuse and neglect.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.


HB 2896             Bonnen

Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue and allocation of accrued interest on dedicated revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 12 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 5:30 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 4667             Morales, Eddie

Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Department of Public Safety to the City of Eagle Pass.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 5:40 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 4663             Martinez / Canales / Muñoz, Jr. / Guerra / Longoria

Relating to the powers of the Hidalgo County Drainage District Number 1; authorizing the issuance of bonds.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 6:30 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 619              Thompson, Senfronia / Lopez / Button / Talarico / Guillen / et al.

Relating to developing a strategic plan to support the child-care workforce.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.


HB 1698             Raney / Kacal / Canales

Relating to authorizing an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties to be used for transportation projects.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 8:20 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HJR 4               Kacal / Price / Lambert / Murr

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the denial of bail under some circumstances to a person accused of a violent or sexual offense or of continuous trafficking of persons.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 9:30 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 2365             Lopez

Relating to the participation and reimbursement of certain military medical treatment facilities and affiliated health care providers under Medicaid.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.


ELIGIBLE AT 10:00 PM MAY 25, 2021:

HB 1423             Campos

Relating to the regulation and inspection procedures of certain long-term care facilities, including a survey of certain facilities' emergency power sources.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.


HB 3927             Hefner

Relating to certain temporary motor vehicle tags.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 11:00 AM MAY 26, 2021:

HB 3979             Toth / Leach / Metcalf / Bonnen / Parker / et al.

Relating to the social studies curriculum in public schools.
     3 Amendments, consisting of 10 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 4 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 1:50 PM MAY 26, 2021:

HB 2116             Krause / Darby / Oliverson / Martinez / Morales, Eddie

Relating to certain agreements by architects and engineers in or in connection with certain construction contracts.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 3 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 2:10 PM MAY 26, 2021:

HB 4544             Swanson

Relating to providing children committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department with state-issued identification on discharge or release.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 2:20 PM MAY 26, 2021:

HB 3531             Martinez

Relating to motor vehicle titles, registration, and license plates.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 3 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 19 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 2:30 PM MAY 26, 2021:

HB 1935             Bucy / Price / Guillen / Talarico

Relating to emergency refills of insulin and insulin-related equipment or supplies.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.


ELIGIBLE AT 3:10 PM MAY 26, 2021:

HB 4293             Hinojosa / Krause / Moody / Leach / González, Jessica

Relating to the creation of a court reminder program for criminal defendants.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.


ELIGIBLE AT 5:00 PM MAY 26, 2021:

HB 3459             Bonnen / et al.

Relating to preauthorization requirements for certain medical and health care services and utilization review for certain health benefit plans.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 11 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 7:40 PM MAY 26, 2021:

HB 1560             Goldman

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 219 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 4:40 PM MAY 27, 2021:

HB 2                Bonnen

Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 63 pages total.

 

 


********** CONFERENCE COMMITTEE **********

The Senate requests the appointment of a conference committee on:


SB 22               Springer / et al.

SP: Patterson / Collier / Burrows / Hunter / Canales

Relating to certain claims for benefits, compensation, or assistance by certain public safety employees and survivors of certain public safety employees.
(Senate Conferees: Springer, Ch./Bettencourt/Blanco/Hughes/Zaffirini)

SB 49               Zaffirini

SP: Murr

Relating to procedures regarding defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or intellectual disability.
(Senate Conferees: Zaffirini, Ch./Birdwell/Huffman/Hughes/Whitmire)

SB 281              Hinojosa / et al.

SP: Lucio III

Relating to the use of hypnotically induced statements in a criminal trial.
(Senate Conferees: Hinojosa, Ch./Birdwell/Huffman/Nichols/Whitmire)

SB 288              Seliger / et al.

SP: Wu / Anchia / Dean / Ordaz Perez / Allen

Relating to preventing the loss of benefits by certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who resume service.
(Senate Conferees: Seliger, Ch./Lucio/Nichols/Perry/Taylor)

SB 383              Powell / et al.

SP: Perez / Fierro / Lopez

Relating to disclosure requirements of certain facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.
(Senate Conferees: Powell, Ch./Blanco/Campbell/Perry/Seliger)

SB 572              Springer / et al.

SP: White / Cain / Middleton

Relating to in-person visitation of religious counselors with certain health care facility patients and residents during a public health emergency.
(Senate Conferees: Springer, Ch./Bettencourt/Buckingham/Campbell/Lucio)

SB 601              Perry / et al.

SP: Burrows

Relating to the creation and activities of the Texas Produced Water Consortium.
(Senate Conferees: Perry, Ch./Gutierrez/Kolkhorst/Springer/Taylor)

SB 626              Zaffirini

SP: Moody

Relating to guardianships, management trusts, and certain other procedures and proceedings for persons who are incapacitated.
(Senate Conferees: Zaffirini, Ch./Campbell/Hinojosa/Huffman/Hughes)

SB 696              Zaffirini / et al.

SP: Guillen

Relating to the imposition, rate, and use of hotel occupancy taxes in certain counties and municipalities; authorizing certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax; reducing the maximum rate of the hotel occupancy tax imposed by certain counties.
(Senate Conferees: Zaffirini, Ch./Alvarado/Birdwell/Seliger/Taylor)

SB 703              Buckingham / et al.

SP: Canales

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Agriculture, the Prescribed Burning Board, and the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation and the abolishment of the Early Childhood Health and Nutrition Interagency Council.
(Senate Conferees: Buckingham, Ch./Campbell/Paxton/Perry/Powell)

SB 713              Buckingham

SP: Cyrier

Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process.
(Senate Conferees: Buckingham, Ch./Campbell/Hall/Lucio/Schwertner)

SB 1138             Hughes / et al.

SP: Noble / Frank / Swanson / Shaheen / Meza

Relating to a study on streamlining public safety net programs to reduce costs and improve outcomes for recipients under the programs.
(Senate Conferees: Hughes, Ch./Blanco/Kolkhorst/Lucio/Perry)

SB 1160             Taylor / et al.

SP: Paul / Krause / Murphy / Rosenthal / Guillen / et al.

Relating to the creation of the Gulf Coast Protection District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees; providing authority to impose a tax; granting the power of eminent domain.
(Senate Conferees: Taylor, Ch./Alvarado/Bettencourt/Miles/Perry)

SB 1263             Birdwell / et al.

SP: Bell, Cecil

Relating to funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.
(Senate Conferees: Birdwell, Ch./Hancock/Hinojosa/Lucio/Nichols)

SB 1308             Blanco / et al.

SP: Canales

Relating to a study on the impacts of using certain motor vehicle technologies.
(Senate Conferees: Blanco, Ch./Alvarado/Hinojosa/Kolkhorst/Nichols)

SB 1315             Lucio

SP: Dominguez

Relating to the determination that certain property is used as an aid or facility incidental to or useful in the operation or development of a port or waterway or in aid of navigation-related commerce for purposes of the application of certain ad valorem tax laws.
(Senate Conferees: Lucio, Ch./Bettencourt/Hinojosa/Nichols/Taylor)

SB 1356             Hughes / et al.

SP: Dutton

Relating to the participation by members of nonprofit teacher organizations in a tutoring program for public school students and related retirement benefits for certain tutors participating in the program.
(Senate Conferees: Hughes, Ch./Lucio/Perry/Powell/Taylor)

SB 1588             Hughes / et al.

SP: Turner, Chris / Bonnen / Thompson, Senfronia / Shine / Hefner / et al.

Relating to the powers and duties of certain property owners' associations.
(Senate Conferees: Hughes, Ch./Hancock/Nichols/Paxton/Whitmire)

SB 1831             Taylor / et al.

SP: Thompson, Senfronia / Parker / Reynolds

Relating to the punishment for trafficking of persons, online solicitation of a minor, and prostitution and warning signs regarding certain penalties for trafficking of persons; increasing criminal penalties.
(Senate Conferees: Taylor, Ch./Alvarado/Huffman/Nelson/Whitmire)

SB 2154             Schwertner / et al.

SP: Paddie

Relating to the membership of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
(Senate Conferees: Schwertner, Ch./Creighton/Huffman/Hughes/Johnson)

Conference Committee Reports:

ELIGIBLE AT 5:50 PM MAY 25, 2021:

SB 295              Perry / et al.

SP: Minjarez

Relating to the confidential and privileged communications and records of victims of certain sexual assault offenses.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:20 PM MAY 25, 2021:

SB 13               Birdwell / et al.

SP: King, Phil / Price / Bell, Cecil / King, Ken / Craddick

Relating to state contracts with and investments in certain companies that boycott energy companies.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:50 AM MAY 27, 2021:

HB 3282             Canales

Relating to the authority of a district engineer for the Texas Department of Transportation to temporarily lower the speed limit at a highway maintenance activity site.

ELIGIBLE AT 12:50 PM MAY 27, 2021:

SB 1                Nelson

SP: Bonnen

General Appropriations Bill.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:40 PM MAY 27, 2021:

HB 5                Ashby / Anderson / Paddie / Price / Canales / et al.

Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.